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Central America: Allen memorandum for Reagan ("Memorandum on Cuba and Central America") [CIA Director conversation with Galtieri as to "what the Argentines are doing in Central America and what they want from us"] [declassified 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Reagan Library: Executive Secretariat NSC Country File (Box 26 Argentina): CREST releases
Editorial comments:

The Casey-Galtieri memcon referred to has not been released, but Casey's covernote on Castro has been and is appended to Allen's memo. Galtieri visited Washington in November 1981.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Defence (Falklands War, 1982), Security services, British relations with the US